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Why does sex feel different in pregnancy?
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Dr. Sheila Goodman
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Body changes
There are 2 main reasons sex feels different during pregnancy.
With pregnancy, there is engorgement of the vaginal tissues which can cause a chafing feeling during and after sex. Part of orgasm is uterine contraction. With increasing size of the uterus, orgasm can cause a pressure feeling or cramp feeling that can last for up to half and hour after sex.

In brief: Body changes
There are 2 main reasons sex feels different during pregnancy.
With pregnancy, there is engorgement of the vaginal tissues which can cause a chafing feeling during and after sex. Part of orgasm is uterine contraction. With increasing size of the uterus, orgasm can cause a pressure feeling or cramp feeling that can last for up to half and hour after sex.
Dr. Sheila Goodman
Dr. Sheila Goodman
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2 doctors agree
In brief: Stress, depression
Depends how long after pregnancy.
Sex has many parts too it. A child is a fulltime job. Mind over matter. If your not into it because other factors consume your , emotions your body will not respond. , the body changes with pregnancy and childbirth which can also impact sexuality. Try to embrace yourself, relax and get to know you again. It will all come.

In brief: Stress, depression
Depends how long after pregnancy.
Sex has many parts too it. A child is a fulltime job. Mind over matter. If your not into it because other factors consume your , emotions your body will not respond. , the body changes with pregnancy and childbirth which can also impact sexuality. Try to embrace yourself, relax and get to know you again. It will all come.
Dr. Johanna Figueroa
Dr. Johanna Figueroa
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Dr. Johanna Figueroa
My response was related to after pregnancy. My apologies.
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